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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
EPA plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Our reporting system lets you dob in litterers in cars.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA’s organisational strategy sets out five goals and how we'll work with Victorians to achieve them.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
Water quality offsets enable EPA to apply less stringent discharge limits in a wastewater discharge licence than might otherwise be the case, if greater benefits can be achieved through alternative measures. Such measures should result in an improved environmental outcome at a lower cost to the community.
An illustrative example of such an offset occurred in 2016, when Goulburn Valley Water received EPA approval to upgrade its wastewater management facility at Kilmore. It was the first works approval and licence amendment application in Victoria to include water quality offsets.
EPA recognises that there is strong interest among water corporations in Victoria in undertaking similar projects, so we have published this detailed case study. It explores the measures that contributed to the success of Goulburn Valley Water's application and the lessons that we and they both learned from it.
Page last updated on 26 Mar 2018